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It all started with Nathan Stubblefield



This year we celebrate the 40th year of the mobile phone. From the first cellphone call in 1973 through to the launch of the iPhone, the mobile phone has gone through changes that have impacted the entire world…and it’s only just begun. 

Labels: Mobile

SDLC Automation Solution, (release management) Henry Ford style

xx.pngHow do project managers or business units see an application update or an upgrade initiative? Once the project is underway what are the typical types of communication and reporting that go on during a specific initiative?  Does the business really have visibility within the SDLC process and does the PMO office have the capability of real-time project reporting? 


Let me ask just one more question: Do you currently have automated project planning and tracking across the SDLC process? Keep reading to find out why this is so important. 

Labels: Agile

Mobile Apps – a live technical chat

5238589026_6c168a85be_z.jpgIf you want to get your questions answered about HP Anywhere and enterprise mobility, I’ve got a pretty good opportunity to share with you. 


In a couple of weeks,  at HP Discover in Barcelona, I’m going to be sitting down with two of the key architects behind HP Anywhere, and they will be ready to answer your questions.    I will be sitting down with  Yonatan Taragin, Chief Architect for the Mobile, Social and Analytics group in HP Software and Amit Erental is the Lead Functional Architect for HP Anywhere. Keep reading for the details:

Labels: Mobile

Need an on-ramp to Agile Application Delivery? Test Drive and “HP Discover”

Agile Delivery, Automated testing, Service Virtualization, Mobile quality..These are all terms you hear about every day in the business of application development and delivery.  But do you really know how to harness them within your organizations to enable you to deliver high quality applications faster?  


We recently recorded a session entitled "Enable enterprise agility by managing feedback loops" which will give you a closer look at agile delivery. You can watch it here.


Much like learning to drive, taking a test drive of the software that will support your teams to balance speed and quality and meet goals faster is a wise investment.  Join HP Software at HP Discover Barcelona as we provide you the opportunity to take a test drive on the road to agile application delivery.  


Here's the session specifics:  BB1662 - Master the Agile app lifecycle: A live demo of HP Software innovations for apps

Wednesday, Dec 11, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM



HP Discover (Barcelona) - what’s up Doc

barcelona_02_big.jpgHeading to HP Discover makes me feel like a five-year-old boy waiting in line to sit on Santa’s lap. I feel like a kid who has spent weeks memorizing everything he wanted for Christmas. So I decided to write an open letter/ wish list to Santa with all of the things that I want to see at HP Discover.  You are more than welcome to borrow anything off of my list, because I was taught to share.

HP Anywhere 10.10 launch is revolutionizing mobile app development

HP A 10.10 - offline.pngOur team’s been busy enhancing and extending the HP Anywhere platform, and we’re happy to announce that HP Anywhere 10.10 is now available. 



Keep reading to learn more about this update and how it can help you deliver an excellent mobile experience.

Labels: Mobile

Mobilizing on the Med - HP Discover Barcelona

Barcelona Cell TowerLet's see, December on the Mediterranean, well I guess things could be worse. Why not escape the cold and head down to Barcelona to join us at HP Discover as we continue to mobilize the enterprise. 

Labels: Mobile

Sweden, IKEA and Composite Applications

IKEA.pngHave you ever been amazed by the options available at IKEA? Or have you been overwhelmed at the thought of having to build your own furniture?


I was recently building an IKEA bookcase and it reminded me of application development. There designs are component-based—and modern application development and test is the same way.


Keep reading to find out how the components of your existing and cloud structure can come together in your environment.


Guest post by Ferhan Kilical, HP Software Senior product marketing manager

SDLC Automation Solution, (Overview) Henry Ford style

wheel.pngTearing down the walls of an antiquated and archaic process and replacing it with automation and integration can be a complicated process. The automated assembly line for cars in 1908 taught us that the key to this revolutionary idea was its simplicity. Now it is your turn to streamline the supply chain of applications, Ford style!

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  • I have more than 12 years in IT, with over 10 years working with the HP Quality Management suite of tools—seven as a Professional Services consultant for Mercury/HP. Additionally, I am the Regional Practice Lead for the Quality Management Strategy and Solutions organization which helps drive inovation in the areas of Best Practices and constancy of delivery.
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  • Kelly has over 20 years experience with enterprise systems and software in individual contributor and manager roles across product management, business development and product marketing. A majority of my focus has been in areas directly related to applications spanning from developer environments, enterprise Java, integration middleware, SOA infrastructure, SOA Governance and now application lifecycle management. Kelly has a B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
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